Kefalonia, a Greek Ionian island made famous as the setting for 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin', is characterised by breathtaking landscapes and clean, friendly towns. High cliffs, lush green forests and rugged mountains contrast with the calm azure sea to give Kefalonia a tropical feel. There is a great choice of cheap Kefalonia hotels and in Kefalonia car hire is convenient and affordable.
Kefalonia Car Hire Deals
With towns and sights dotted around the island and a very infrequent bus service, car rental in Kefalonia is strongly advised. There are numerous Kefalonia car hire dealers in the towns, especially in the island's main resort, Lassi and in Argostoli, the capital. Car ferries run to and from the mainland. One of the best places to get a great deal on car hire is Kefalonia airport where major chains mix with independent local providers.
Places to visit in Kefalonia
Once you have organized your car hire Kefalonia is waiting to be explored. Melissani cave is a must visit, as is the Roman villa on the outskirts of Skala. Ancient vineyards and ruined villages can be explored by horseback. On the Western corner of the island, the remote village of Atheras is a pleasant place to spend an afternoon. Sami Beach and Myrtos Beach are both beautiful, but usually busy. More secluded beaches can be reached by boat from Agia Efimia. With so much to offer, cheap holidays in Kefalonia appeal to all tastes.